Pearl S Buck wrote more
than eighty five novels. Her most of the works contain an interaction or clash
between two different cultures. Two novels, East
Wind: West Wind and Kinfolk, both depicting the crises and culture, have
been chosen for this paper.
century, American missionaries brought to China a belief in the cultural and
racial superiority of American civilization, and orientalist lens through which
to view China. Buck’s novels highlight the impact of American culture on
The paper tries to analyze
The two major female characters in East Wind: West Wind, one Chinese and
other American, and how both are in conflict with two different cultures.
The dilemma faced by many Asian –
Americans who are involved in attempt to craft an identity out of their unusual
hybrid experience in Kinfolk
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